Seeking Enzymatic Extraction Technology for the Extraction of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background / Description

The technology seeker is a renowned Chinese institute involved in the R&D and production of Chinese medicine. It also conducts R&D on Chinese herbal cosmetics, medicine and health food. The institute is seeking enzyme-assisted extraction technology to extract essential oils from natural products. 

The essential oil from Chinese Cinnamon (Cinnamomum Cassia) has significant medicinal value and is used in several Chinese medicine. The institute is seeking enzyme-assisted extraction technology to extract essential oils from Chinese Cinnamon. 

Technical Specifications

Enzymatic extraction technology, in particular using cellulase, to remove starch, pectin and protein to increase the extraction rate of volatile oil in Chinese Cinnamon.

Other points to note:

  • Investment and financing will be offered to support the R&D process which should take no longer than 2 years. 
  • Product sample/prototype is expected within half a year. This prototype (PoC) should be substantiated with results from safety and efficacy tests and validations.
  • Both parties shall hold their respective intellectual property rights and shall be the joint owner of intellectual property rights of joint development achievements.

Preferred Business Model

  • R&D Collaboration
  • Licensing
  • IP Acquisition
  • Business Collaboration (Joint Venture, Distribution)
  • Others

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